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On 7th March 2022, Union Minister for Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSME), Narayan Rane launched “SAMARTH”, a special entrepreneurship promotion drive for women. Highlights of the launch event At the launch event, the MSME minister held that there are numerous opportunities for women in the MSME sector. The minister also highlighted that the MSME ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
Nari Shakti Puraskar is the highest civilian honor for women in India. About the award Nari Shakti Puraskar is an annual award given by the Ministry of Women and Child Development to individual women or to institutions working for women empowerment. In 1999, the awards were instituted under the title of Stree Shakti Puraskar. In ..
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UNICEF YuWaah facilitated the NaariShakti conversation, on ‘STEM and Financial Literacy for Young Women’. STEM refers to “Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics”. About YuWaah YuWaah is a UNICEF-initiated multi-stakeholder global platform. It aims to prepare young people to transition from education and learning to productive work and active citizenship. About UNICEF United Nations Children’s Fund ..
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Domestic violence is violence that occurs in a domestic setting, such as in a marriage. The victims of domestic violence are overwhelmingly women. Examples include dowry harassment, sexual abuse. Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005 It protects the right of all women in a domestic relationship to live free from any form of ..
Category: Legal & Constitution Current Affairs
Google India unveiled DigiPivot, a skill development programme for women who seek to return to their corporate careers after a break or plan to shift to digital marketing. The programme is developed in association with a career portal service for women-Avtar and the Indian School of Business. The programme aims to provide an opportunity for ..
Scotland is said to become the first country to provide free sanitary products for women, thus ending ‘period poverty’ and ensuring ‘period dignity’. Period Poverty: Period poverty refers to condition where certain circumstances make menstruation-a natural process, a ‘difficult experience’ for women. These include health conditions (like endometriosis), homelessness, coercive, controlling and violent relationships etc. ..